AppLoader Release Notes AppLoader Release Notes

Version 8.3.0.2

Features

Ability to view Transaction graphs separately

Improvement

Major enhancements in “Load Test Detailed Report”

Improved RDPManager to be compatible with Citrix encryption

Fixed BUG

Fixed some minor issues in RDPManager

Fixed issues with starting rUsers using CSV files

Fixed issue when rUsers are started automatically


Version 8.3.0.0

Features

Ability to edit Test Plan via “Dashboard” page

Ability to view test reports when Load Test is running

Ability to access “Backend Monitors Stats” via “Backend Monitors” section

Added functionality to pause/resume backend monitors automatically when running a Load Test

Ability to view Load Test logs via “Real Time” page and Load Test Reports section

Added a wait time between running scenarios and iterations

Added RDP type to Injector parameters for starting rUsers

Added capability to close all opened processes by “VStation”

Improvement

Graph enhancements such as new statistics, new design and new tooltips

Improvements in “Last 60” time interval

Minor design enhancements

Removed “Advanced Configuration” option and moved “Scenarios List” and “SMTP Server Configuration” options to settings menu

Improvements in RDPManager for better performance

Fixed BUG

Fixed issue with adding metrics to backend template

Fixed issue with not being able to view previous Test Runs after expanding the Test Plan details

Fixed issues with Load Test stats in “Dashboard” page

Fixed issues with ending and summarizing Load Test processes


Version 8.2.4.0

Features

  Ability to submit support tickets within the application

  Ability to change the CSV separator in the “Global Options”

  Ability to install Injector from the command line

  Added “Ramp-up Sequence” option to allow users to insert delays between specified numbers of rUser groups

  Added “Load Test Transactions Summary Report” to the reports list

  Added Log Rotation option for the Controller/Base log files

Improvement

  Improvements in the design of “Delay” part in the Test Plan form

  Improvements to Injector installation and start-up

  The AppLoader Contoller UI improvements

Fixed BUG

  Fixed issues with deleting metrics for the Backend monitors

  Fixed issue with fetching metrics when it adds repetitive metrics


Version 8.2.3.0

Features

  Ability to schedule a full and/or configuration backup

Fixed Bug

  Fixed issues with Logs not loading correctly in “Dashboard” and “Backend Monitors” sections


Version 8.2.2.3

Fixed BUG

  Fixed issue with the Injector that does not clean the default ImageStore folder


Version 8.2.2.2

Fixed BUG

  Fixed issue with selecting multiple objects in the “Dashboard” section

  Fixed issue where CSV files were included in the components

  Fixed issue with receiving scenarios by the Injectors when they are included under “On Failure” section

  Fixed issue with the Injector that does not clean the default ImageStore folder


Version 8.2.2.1

Features

  Added live support chat

Improvement

 Improvement – Design improvement in User Profile form


Version 8.2.2.0

Features

  Ability to view 10 most recent failure screenshots in the “Dashboard” page

Improvement

 Improvement – Made sure all types of widgets fit at any widget size

  Added minor improvements to rUserManager

  Added capability to summarize load test after crashing


Version 8.2.1.0

Features

  Added capability to alert users with real time information via email

Improvement

 Improvement – Enhanced the “Start rUsers” form to remember and display the last used values

  Improved Load Test delay to better distribute the load across multiple Injectors

  Improved capability to use other Injectors parameters when adding a new Injector to the Controller

  Ability to schedule Execution Flow(s) to run automatically at specific time intervals

Fixed BUG

  Fixed issue with “Clicking” functionality of “Mouse Move and Click” and “Mouse Click” actions

  Fixed issue with searching previous tests when including archived data


Version 8.2.0.2

Features

  Ability to delete multiple scenarios from “Scenarios List” section

Fixed BUG

  Fixed issue with sending Scenarios that includes SubScenarios from the Controller to the Injectors

  Fixed issue with “Ramp-up Time” value when the delay time is more than 1 minute

  Fixed issue with filtering “Failed”, “Finished” and “All” rUsers in “Restart rUsers” section


Version 8.2.0.0

Features

  Ability to start rUsers automatically before running a Load Test when less number of rUsers are connected for the Test Plan

  Added “License Release” option to be able to release license for token-based licensing type

  Ability to schedule Load Tests to run automatically at specific time intervals

Improvement

 Improvement – Improvements in requesting token-based licensing type

  Design improvements in “Login” page

  Improved performance of sending scenarios to the Controller/Base

  Timezone improvements in the Controller/Base

Fixed BUG

  Sometimes keyboard gets locked when rUserManager/SSrdpManager are running

   The graph is displayed in UTC timezone after exporting to image


Version 8.1.2.3

Improvement

 Improvement – Execution Plan considers CSV lines changes when CSV file(s) are directly modified in the Controller

  Ability to view sessions in full screen mode in SSrdpManager by clicking on “Fullscreen on/off” button

  Moved “User Profile” button to the “Settings” section in the navigation bar

  CSV parameter assignment has been improved to allow for a wider variety of testing

Fixed BUG

  The Controller does not show the failure screenshots and messages for resource errors

  Fixed issue with auto logging out users when session is expired

  The Controller does not show the failure screenshots of main scenarios in “Screenshots Gallery” and in “Load Test Detailed Report”

  Sessions get frozen in rUserManager after executing big load test


Version 8.1.1.4

Features

  Added “Controller Logs” button to the setup/configuration sections to view all relevant log and configuration files

  Ability to view all test runs for all test plans in the “Dashboard” page

  Ability to view all failure screenshots of the load test in the “Dashboard” page

Fixed BUG

  “End loadtest” button in the “Real Time” page doesn’t end load test

Improvement

 Improvement – The default timezone is now displayed based on the system’s timezoney

  Improvements in “Administrator Profile” settings


Version 8.1.1.1

Improvement

 Improvement – The Controller/Base services will automatically restart after modifying the administrator profile

  Improved rUserManager session connectivity stability

Fixed BUG

  Load Tests can now be executed if at least 1 Injector is online and 1 rUser is connected (even if there are other offline injectors)

  Dashboard components are now displayed correctly on lower resolutions monitors

  The Controller now shows the “Rendezvous Point” of sub-scenarios in the “Rendezvous Points” section when creating or modifying Test Plans

  rUsers no longer get stuck on “Waiting” or “Rendezvous” statuses when using Rendezvous Points

  The Controller now shows scenario names in “Rendezvous” and “Completed” parts in the “Real Time” section


Version 8.1.1.0

Fixed BUG

  Added “Dashboard” section to the navigation pane to be able to run and track the recent load test quickly

  AppLoader shows transactions in the Load Test pane which have variables as their names

  Ability to click on data points on the graphs to view process list or failures screenshots if they exist

  Ability to run a load test for all users for a specified period

Fixed BUG

  Mouse scrolling does not work in rUserManager


Version 8.1.0.0

Features

  Ability to export graphs stats as an Image

  Added timezone settings for user

  Added user’s profile button to the “Help” section in the navigation bar which allows users to access the user’s form

  Make “rUserManager” aware that VStation is running

  Ability to view the graphs/data/reports according to user timezone

  Added “Port” parameter to Injector properties

  Users will be logged out when session expires in the Controller/Base

  Added “Quick Feedback” form to the navigation bar which allow users to send feedback to NRG Global website

Improvement

 Improvement – Prevent users from administrative privileges (License Request, License Report, Users, Users Groups)

  AppLoader Controller shows scenarios names for sub-scenarios failures screenshots

  Added “Global Options” to “Settings” section in the navigation bar

  Improvements to design and functionality of the rUserManager

Fixed BUG

  “Defined rUser Info” window for Injector’s actions should not be changeable

  Test Plan graph becomes distorted when “Steady State Time” is set to zero

  “Search Previous Tests” does not remember the recent searches

  CSV files access rules change when adding/editing fields in the “Test Plan Details” panel


Version 8.0.0.3

Features

  Notifying user when the Injector and the AppLoader Controller versions do not match by highlighting the Injector version

  Added a global option to purge all stations logs after a certain number of days

  Ability to generate “Load Test Detailed Report” as an Excel file by right clicking on the Load Test in the “Test Analysis” section

Fixed BUG

  “Free Disk Space” metric is moved from “memory” group to “disk” group in “Injectors” node in the “Test Analysis” section


Version 8.0.0.0

Features

  Added “Turn SNMP On/Off” option into “Global Options” part to enable/disable SNMP extension from PHP Library

  Ability to scale graphs of one or more objects when comparing multiple objects (scenarios, transactions, rUsers, failures, metrics, etc.)

  Ability to start unique rUsers in each Injector in case of having multiple Injectors by changing the “Start Index”

  Ability to filter scenarios list by “Script Name”, Project Name” and “Created By” options in the “Scenarios List” section

  Ability to view metrics statistics about the machine that is running a Load Test via “Injectors” node in the “Test Analysis” section

  Ability to view Load Test execution details by expanding each Test Plan in the “Manage Tests” section

  Ability to view Graphs in different types of charts such as “Line Chart”, “Scatter Chart”, “Area Chart” and “Column Chart (Grouped, Stacked) ” in the “Test Analysis” section

  Ability to view “Execution Plan” window via Test Plan’s actions section

  Ability to run Execution Flows with “Initializing Script”, “Initializing Delay” and “Finalizing Script” of the Test Plans

  Added “Initializing Script”, “Initializing Delay” and “Finalizing Script” options to the “Test Plan” form

  Added a description field for each Load Test Run

Improvement

 Improvement – Improvements in “License Report” section

  “rUserManager” shows an error message when users cannot be started

  Improvements in “rUserManager”

  “Setup” and “TimeZone” windows for AppLoader Controller once user logs in for the first time

  Injector and VStation restart automatically after updating the “vstation.ini” file

  Ability to get “Floating (token)” and “Disposable (token 24)” licenses from a License Server

  Design improvements to the Graphs in “Real Time Results” and “Test Analysis” sections

  An improved design of the “Login” section

  Design improvements in “Setup”, “Help” and “Log out” sections

  Improvements in displaying the “Manage Injectors”, “Backend Monitors”, “Manage Tests”, “Real Time Results” and “Test Analysis” buttons at the top of the page

  Change the “Line” graph to “Scatter” graph in the “Real Time Results” section

  When navigating to “Test Analysis” section, the Load Test should be auto-expanded and selected

Fixed BUG

  “Update” button doesn’t work for the Widgets when they were changed

  “Pie chart” got broken in the “Test Analysis” section after moving from “Manage Templates” section to the “Test Analysis” section

  AppLoader cannot display CSV rows in the “Assigned CSV Rows” section when the CSV file is inside the SubScenario

  The “SLA” section does not show the metrics after selecting a “Template” for a Test Plan

  Importing External Data does not work


Version 7.8.0.0

Features

  Ability to get different types of Licenses from a centralized License Server

  Improved the communication between the Injector and the AppLoader Controller

Fixed BUG

  During running a Loadtest, the Graph shows the value “-8” when the Backend Monitor is down

  The AppLoader Controller does not update the Graph when comparing two objects (scenarios, transactions, rUsers, failures,…)

  Load Test Summary Report shows wrong number of rUsers that played certain Transactions of the Scenario


Version 7.7.7.5

Features

  Create links to get Execution Flows Reports remotely

  Create link to run Execution Flows remotely

  Do not allow to run Test Plans if no rUsers are connected


Version 7.7.7.3

Fixed BUG

  Reports are not showing correctly under Analyze Current Test section

  Fixed issue with Execution Flow Reports


Version 7.7.7.2

Features

  Create links to get Loadtest reports remotely

  Create link to end Loadtest / Execution Flow remotely

  SNMPWALK

  Ability to save “Load Test Dashboard” as an image and open “Load Test Dashboard” in a new window

Fixed BUG

  Make Injector “Inactive”

  Data Report in Grids Widget shows empty

  Stats Report in Grids Widget shows misplaced data and color


Version 7.7.7.1

Features

  Ability to add “Dashboards”

  Ability to add “Widgets and Templates” (Manage Templates)

  Create link to run Loadtests remotely

  Create link to start rUsers remotely

  Extract Reference time in Load Test Report


Version 7.7.7.0

Fixed BUG

  Assigned CSV Rows

  Creating User Groups with duplicate name

  Creating Users with the duplicate name


Version 7.7.1.2

Features

  Add “License Report” option under “Help” section

  Add “Close” button to the Forms that would close the Form along with its Tab

Fixed BUG

  Injectors names are cut off in an Execution Flow

  rUserManager displays a confirmation window when closing

  In Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers, Real Time Results does not update graph till user clicks on it

  Restarting rUsers does not show list of the rUsers that have completed the Test